Posts Tagged ‘Kinshasa’

feeling uninspired?

May 25, 2010

Staff Benda Bilili are a band of paraplegic musicians who were discovered playing on the streets of Kinshasa in 2004. Last year their first recording was released, and now the documentary about them has been the source of the biggest buzz generated at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Read their story.

Listen to – and WATCH – their music. And next time you’re feeling down, think about the uncrushable optimism of Staff Benda Bilili.

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